Bishop R.W.B. Elliott

November 3-4, 2017

San Antonio, Texas

The Rev. Jim Denison, Ph.D.
Canon Theologian, Diocese of Dallas
Associate Editor, The Living Church

speaking on the subject
About Us
Jim Denison, Ph.D., speaks and writes on cultural and contemporary issues. He produces a daily
column which is distributed to more than 113,000 subscribers in 203 countries. He also writes for
The Dallas Morning News, The Christian Post, Common Call, Huffington Post, Philadelphia
Inquirer, TheBlaze,, Religion News Service, and Pathos.

He serves as Resident Scholar for Ethics with Baylor Scott & White Health, where he addresses
issues such as genetic medicine and reproductive science. He serves as Senior Fellow with the
21st Century Wilberforce Initiative, where he addresses issues related to politics and religious
liberty. And he serves as Senior Fellow for Global Studies at Dallas Baptist University, where he
leads the Institute for Global Engagement, chairs the Advisory Board, teaches doctoral seminars,
and speaks frequently on campus.

Dr. Denison has taught philosophy of religion and apologetics for over thirty years with four
seminaries. He has spoken in China, Cuba, Brazil, Australia, Europe, Israel, Greece, Egypt,
Bangladesh, and Turkey. He leads frequent study tours in Israel, Greece, and Europe, and
served as a short-term missionary to East Malaysia.

Dr. Denison speaks widely on radical Islam, medical ethics, geopolitics, and other cultural issues.
He has served on the boards of Baylor Health Care System, Dallas Baptist University, Mercer
University, George W. Truett Theological Seminary, B. H. Carroll Theological Institute, Howard
Payne University, and the Center for Christian Ethics at Baylor University.

Prior to founding the Denison Forum in 2009, Dr. Denison was pastor of Park Cities Baptist
Church, a 10,000-member congregation in Dallas, Texas. He also pastored churches in Midland
and Mansfield, Texas, and in Atlanta, Georgia. He earned a Ph.D. in Philosophy of Religion and
Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and received a Doctor of
Divinity degree from Dallas Baptist University.

He is the author of seven books: Radical Islam: What You Need to Know; Wrestling with God:
How Can I Love a God I’m Not Sure I Can Trust?; The Bible–You Can Believe It: Biblical Authority
in the Twenty-First Century; The Myth and the Manger; Life on the Brick Pile: Answers to
Suffering from the Letters of Revelation; Seven Crucial Questions About the Bible; and It’s Your
Mission: The Church’s Responsibility to the Least of These. For more access to these books and
more resources by Jim, please see his personal site,

His wife, Janet, is a published author and speaker (, and directs www. They live in Dallas and are the parents of two sons: Ryan, a doctoral
student at B. H. Carroll Theological Institute; and Craig, Director of Brand Strategy and Spiritual
Formation for Denison Forum.
Friday March 3rd
Registration begins                      5:00 PM
Dinner                                         6:00 PM
Evening Prayer                           6:45 PM
First Address                              7:00 PM
Compline                                    8:30 PM
Continental Breakfast                 8:30 AM
Morning Prayer                          9:00 AM
Second Address                         9:15 AM
Break                                       10:00 AM
Questions & Answers              10:15 AM
Third Address                           11:00 AM
Noonday Prayers/Adjourn      12:00 Noon
Keeping the Faith in a Free Country:
How to Keep Both in a World Coming Apart
Saturday March 4th